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What We Did With Your Gift

Last year, over 650 people made financial donations that supported the services we provide.  Here is a summary of what those gifts made possible: 

Johns Island Outreach

English as a Second Language  127 students
Child Learning Program 20 children (day)
  22 (evening)
Adult Education  
Adult Basic Education 25 students
Life Skills 89 students
YES I CAN! After School Program 30 students
Summer Enrichment Camp 23 students
Food Pantry 1,086 families served
Clothing 1,143 families served
Number of Individuals Served 4,056
Direct Assistance Vouchers: $41,492
Wellness Center  
Dental Services   3,197 patient visits
Prenatal and Women's’ Health 1,158 patient visits
M.U.S.C. Deliveries 59 babies
Volunteer Support:  5,659 hours of direct service

Neighborhood House

Basic Needs  
Soup Kitchen:  43,229 lunches served
Food Pantry: 2,115 families served
Clothing: 2,064 families served
Outreach Assistance
Outreach Assistance: 411 families served
Direct Assistance Vouchers: $32,391
School supplies and Christmas presents were
distributed to hundreds of neighborhood residents.
Educational Services  
Adult Education Program: 25 students
Volunteer Support:  4,002 hours of direct service

Each gift makes a big difference! 

  • A gift of $25 provides one bag of groceries for a family in need.
  • A gift of $50 sponsors an after-school study session.
  • A gift of $100 makes possible a medical appointment for an expectant mother.
  • A gift of $250 sponsors one emergency dental clinic.
  • A gift of $400 takes 135 hungry people to lunch at the Neighborhood House.
  • A gift of $500 covers the cost ofone complete initial dental evaluation.
  • A gift of $5,000 sponsorsall of the services of Our Lady of Mercy for one day!